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An aerial of Lake Assal in Djibouti
January 21, 2012

Lake Assal, Djibouti

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos Djibouti's Lake Assal is one of the world's saltiest lakes. Intense heat and strong winds fuel rapid evaporation, leaving a bathtub ring of minerals around the lake's shore. See more pictures from the January 2012 feature story "The Salt and the Earth." See more pictures of geological formations » See more pictures of water patterns »
Photograph by George Steinmetz, National Geographic

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